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Google AdWords and the UK Interflora case
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 19 2013

For some businesses, Google AdWords offers an easy means of increasing brand recognition and profile amidst almost endless search engine results


Eyes on the prize: Specsavers loses out to Luxottica in misleading advertising case
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 5 2013

In its latest legal dispute in Specsavers Pty Ltd v Luxottica Retail Australia Pty Ltd, Specsavers challenged three specific types of representation


Legal traps when buying or selling a business with followers, likers or subscribers
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 4 2014

We all know that social media provides businesses with an effective way to interact with existing and potential customers and promote their goods or


IPT alert: more changes for Google trade marks policy in Australia
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • July 30 2014

From 28 July 2014, Google will permit Australian advertisers use a trade mark in the text of an advertisement if: they are a reseller of goods and


Larrikin Music Publishing Pty Ltd v EMI Songs Australia Pty Limited: kookaburra gets the last laugh
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 26 2010

The decision concerned allegations including breach of copyright in respect of the pop song "Down Under", recorded in 1979 and again in 1981 by Men at Work


Differing approaches by English and Australian courts to defamation on social media
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • June 26 2014

In a judgment handed down on 29 November 2013 in Mickle v Farley, Judge Elkaim of the District Court of NSW found that a former Orange High School


FIFA in DOJ's sights: no holds are barred, and their reach is long
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, USA
  • June 12 2015

The FIFA scandal illustrates plainly the risk of exposure to FCPA prosecution for any organisation undertaking business activity off-shore. The US


Con or 'mere conduit'? Lessons from ACCC v Google Inc
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 24 2012

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has succeeded on appeal in the Full Federal Court in its submission that Google Inc had engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in the publication of sponsored links on the Google search website


ACCC getting to the root of the problem - hair smoothing therapy not all that it claimed it was
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 2 2015

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission recently released its priorities for 2015, which included continued scrutiny on truth in


ACCC’s Google fail: no result for ACCC’s Google search
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 22 2013

The case of Google v ACCC looks at the liability of online publishers for displaying false representations made by advertisers. Previously decided